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New Orleans begins to take down Confederate statues

Workers in New Orleans began removing the first of four prominent Confederate monuments early Monday, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.

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Across Nassau Street

“Dozens of Witherspoon residents . . . tell their stories in I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African American Princeton, an oral history of Princeton’s three-centuries-old black community that Princeton University Press will publish in May.”

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10 Books I Wish My White Teachers Had Read

Having had mixed experiences with her white teachers, Crystal Paul recommends books to help others take “responsibility to examine their own prejudices, and to learn about the experiences of (and oppressive forces working against) the students they are teaching.”

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A Syllabus for Making Work About Race as a White Artist in America

In his article in Hyperallergic Ryan Wong provides “assignments for the white artist to understand their own racial position,” assignments which can be applied to many different vocations and aspects of the white world.  Try them.    

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Teen Vogue Interview with Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo

Attention to the racial literacy work of Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi, founders of Princeton CHOOSE and editors of A Classroom Index, is growing.   An interview in Teen Vogue with the Princeton High School seniors details the genesis of…

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